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Ardeola speciosa(Horsfield, 1821)

Javan pond-heron

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Celebes
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1856 Ardeola speciosa. Horsf. Juv. Makassar. 28. / Ardeola speciosa. Juv. {ceneoptera}] [MUS BRIT. 1856 Makassar, Celebes. A.R. Wallace[c]]

Species known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from Celebes.

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Ciconiiformes: Ardeidae (Herons & Bitterns)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Ardea speciosa
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring